Baldwin in brief
Planes, Trains, Autos
coming to Topeka
A fundraiser for the Great Overland Station restoration will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Great Overland Station (701 N. Kansas Ave, Topeka). Activities for the day are appraisal of railroad items, aviation art and model plane exhibits, antique and classic cars and a race car simulator. Admission is $5. Ages 12 and younger are free with an adult.
ECKAN to distribute
The ECKAN Agency will distribute food items to eligible Douglas County commodity participants in Baldwin from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27 at the American Legion Hall. Recipients should bring a sack or box for food items.
First UMC to host
Baldwin First United Methodist Church will have a salad luncheon from noon to 1:30 June 30 in the fellowship hall. Donations accepted at the door.
Emporia State University has announced the students who were named to the University Honor Roll for the 2002 spring semester. The grade point average required for the University Honor Roll were: seniors, 4.0; juniors, 3.87; sophomores, 3.78 and freshmen, 3.65.
Students from Baldwin City who received honors are: seniors, Jill Maureen Grosdidier and Christopher Andrew Rose; juniors, Deon Lea Darting and Natalie Jeanne Moreau; sophomore, Andrea Lynn Irick.
for foster parents
KVC will offer free classes that will help prospective foster parents make an informed decision about foster care for their family. The classes begin July 10 and run through Sept. 11 on Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Baldwin City Library. Classes are offered at no cost to participants. For more information, call Kursten Smith at (785) 331-4200 ext. 17.
Gospel music returns
The McCunes will be featured 7 p.m. Friday at Fifth and Main streets, Wellsville, as Gospel Music Friday Nights returns. Heaven's Heart will also appear. Bring a lawn chair.
Lawrence City Band
to perform concert
The Lawrence City Band, under the direction of guest conductor Col. John R. Bourgeois, U.S. Marines, ret., will perform at 8 tonight at South Park Gazebo. The title of the concert is "Big Band Era."
Baker University lists
honor roll students
Baker University has announced students whose academic excellence placed them on the Spring 2002 Honor Roll. The students must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
Students from Baldwin City were: Craig Alexander, Aaron Anderson, Dana Barker, Thomas Denney, Selena Gillespie, Julian Gladhart, Blake Glover, Chad Glover, Jacob Hamilton, Candace Jones, Kendra Knight, Victoria MacFarlane, Erick Vaughn , Clara Wreath.